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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Belshazzar
By Helen Birch-Bartlett
 
From “A Line-a-day for Certain Lovers”

WE were walled about with sinister intentions,
And the hot, sweet summer day was suddenly alive
With quickening fears.
We knew …. but we shut them out,
As one shuts out the unbearable sunlight of the dawn.        5
 
 
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